CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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DESCRIPTION

Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support was designed specifically to meet the needs of the aged care industry. Our course will offer increased career opportunities within the industry. You’ll learn the appropriate skills to care for the rights, interests and empowerment of clients. You’ll gain specialised knowledge and experience in providing support to the elderly with complex needs, and working with groups of elderly individuals.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

NATIONALLY RECOGNISED

Yes.

DELIVERY MODE

  1. Classroom Based
  2. Workplace
  3. Distance Learning
  4. Virtual/Blended

COURSE DURATION

12 months

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.

National Police Check required before undertaking work placement

QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Accommodation support worker
  2. Assistant hostel supervisor
  3. Care supervisor
  4. Care team leader
  5. Day activity worker
  6. Personal care worker
  7. Program coordinator – social programs
  8. Residential care worker

EDUCATION PATHWAYSPATHWAYS

  1. CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability (Release 2)
  2. CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (Release 2)
  3. CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health (Release 2)

FUNDING, ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE FEE

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!

UNITS

This course has 18 units of competency:

  1. 15 core units
  2. 3 elective units
Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Core
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Core
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people Core
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk Core
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Core
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery Core
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing Core
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion Elective
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilit Elective
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace Elective